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Claudia Tazreiter

Dr Claudia Tazreiter is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of New South Wales.

Claudia is a political sociologist. Her research focuses on contemporary human rights discourses, migration, the role of civil society, cosmopolitanism and post-conflict reconciliation processes. She has published extensively on migration, human rights, the asylum policies of Western states, the role of non-governmental organizations in policy advocacy, and women’s rights in post-conflict settings. She is currently working on an Australian Research Council funded project on migrant workers and human security in the Asia Pacific.


Articles by Claudia Tazreiter (1)

  • UN Refugees Summit: Operation Sovereign Borders under global scrutiny

    This time last year the tiny body of Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi washed up on a Turkish beach. The small vessel on which he and his family and other Syrian asylum seekers were travelling on in an attempt to reach the Greek island of Kos had capsized. Aylan and his family were attempting to enter Europe along with thousands of other Syrians, as well as irregular migrants and asylum seekers from other countries.